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"Cowles and Hackett at Boone" broadside

Identifier: AC-505

Scope and Contents

This collection is made up of two copies of a broadside titled "Cowles and Hackett at Boone." The broadside is of Thomas Bingham's report of a debate between Republican R. N. Hackett and Democrat Charles Cowles. Bingham was Clerk of the Watauga County Superior Court. The debate took place in Boone, North Carolina at the courthouse on September 14, 1908.


  • Creation: 1908 September 14

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The materials from Appalachian State University Libraries' Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The nature of these collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. As a result, the user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Conditions Governing Use

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the Appalachian State University assumes no responsibility.

Biographical Note

Hackett was a Republican Congressional Representative of the 8th District of North Carolina. Cowles was a Democrat, who had previously served in Congress.


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Acquisitions Information

The donor is unknown. It was accessioned as AC.2000.028.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, March 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

"Cowles and Hackett at Boone" broadside
processed by Anita Elliott, updated by Kim Sims
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository